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Poster: WillCo Date: May 17, 2011 6:50am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Jay Lane (non-Dead?)

Les Claypool. Big thumbs-up from me. I bought Bonnaroo's 2002 DVD on impulse from a bargain bin in a Newcastle record shop here in the UK. It opens brilliantly with his reading of King Crimson's "Thela Hun Ginjeet". It turned me on to loads of new music and I still love it to bits.

Part two (YouTube splits it and you need the best part):
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hBDR-3tr4QQ&;feature=related

Caveat: as is sometimes the case with amazing bass players, his singing is always pretty bad; but on this song it doesn't matter.